HOPE Christian High School hopes to come out strong from a long break as it clashes with St. Joseph College when action in the Toby’s Junior Volleyball League resumes Saturday at the Quorum Sports Arena in Pasig City.
The HCS tossers, who toppled De La Salle-Lipa B, 25-12, 25-14, last Dec. 9, are tipped to get past the SJC side in their 10 a.m. clash in Girls A, kicking off a heavy six-game bill and a weekend of top notch volley action with five more matches set Sunday.
MGC New Life Christian Academy, meanwhile, goes for its second win in three games as it battles DLS-Zobel (0-1) at 11 a.m. in Girls B of the event sponsored by Toby’s Sports, Shakey’s Pizza and Mikasa and organized by Metro Sports.
SJC, meanwhile, debuts in the boys division as it plays winless Rafael Palma Elem. School at 1 p.m., while De La Salle-Lipa shoots for its fourth win in row against Oranbo Elem. School at 2 p.m.
SJC returns to the court at 3 p.m. to face off Academy of God’s Children, while DLL caps its two-game assignment against Rafael Palma ES in the 4 p.m. main game.
Colegio San Agustin, meanwhile, posted two victories before the holiday break, beating Miriam College, 25-17, 25-4, and thwarting De La Salle-B, 24-26, 25-13, 25-12, to seize the Girls A lead.
De La Salle-A, on the other hand, blanked De La Salle-Canlubang, 25-0, 25-0, for its third straight victory in Girls B, while De La Salle-B turned back Miriam College, 23-25, 25-20, 25-23, in a thrilling Girls A match.
De La Salle-Lipa and Palanan Elem. School swept their respective rivals, SJC, 25-9, 25-23, and RPS, 25-0, 25-0, in boys’ category.